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Webinar
Amber
Amber Tselios

Turn Your Dynamics GP Data Into Real Insight with ActivReporter

Thursday, February 7th, 2019  at  11:00 AM – Noon (CST) Register Here!   Finally, a reporting system that gives you a comprehensive view of your accounting system at a reasonable price. What if you could replace both Management Reporter and SmartList with a single, flexible and intuitive tool – and an extremely budget-friendly cost? Join … Read more

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Ben Borger
Ben Borger

From Nightmare to Triumph – Disaster Recovery and Maintaining Business Continuity with the Crestwood Cloud

If someone asked you right now where your backups are located, would you know? Are you sure your ERP system even HAS reliable backups, with easy access should disaster strike? We don’t ask this to scare you, but we know from experience how critical having a reliable and robust backup plan in place is to … Read more

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Payroll Tax form
Melissa Paglia
Melissa Paglia

Tax Time: New Filing Requirement for Wisconsin Businesses

The Wisconsin Department of Revenue has a new requirement for wage payers and information filers for 2018.  Yes, any employers and payers doing business in Wisconsin are required to file wage statements (W-2s) and information returns (e.g.,1099-MISC) with the Wisconsin Department of Revenue (DOR); however, for 2018, there is a new requirement. New Requirement:  If … Read more

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Amber Tselios

Crestwood Named One of Bob Scott’s VAR Stars Again in 2018

Crestwood Associates has been named to the 2018 Bob Scott’s VAR Stars list for the fifth consecutive year! Add another one to the trophy case! The list, which has been published since 2009, touts a variety of high profile firms and recognizes factors such growth, industry leadership and recognition, and innovation. Which, as you likely … Read more

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Dynamics GP Training Video
Jen
Jen

Microsoft Dynamics GP Training

We want to make sure you get the most out of your Microsoft Dynamics GP system.  Crestwood Associates holds free, monthly webinars on various Dynamics GP topics.  Here are some of our recent recordings.  If you’re interested in attending our webinars, you can register here for our upcoming sessions. Need more help with Dynamics GP?  Email our … Read more

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Tracking Purchasing in Acumatica
Christine Jacob
Christine Jacob

Tracking Purchasing in Acumatica – From Requisitions (including Vendor Bidding!) to Receipt

Acumatica can help your business refine your purchasing process to reduce unnecessary spending and to simply have better controls through their Advanced Distribution Suite.  With this suite, your team can easily manage purchasing from requests to receipt. Acumatica Advanced Distribution Suite – Requests It simply begins with an employee entering a request for an item. … Read more

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Payroll Tax
Jen
Jen

Simplify Tax Preparations with Deluxe Checks

Save time by ordering pre-formatted tax forms and checks for Microsoft Dynamics GP and Dynamics SL. Crestwood Associates has partnered with Deluxe Checks offering you a Priority Service Code on all orders of IRS-approved tax forms, checks, invoices, and more.  With this Priority code, you’ll receive special offers, discounts, and ease of ordering Dynamics related … Read more

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Webinar
Lauren Christoff
Lauren Christoff

Webinar: Payment Application Plus & AP Inbox Assist for Acumatica

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at 11:00 AM – Noon (CST) Register Here!   Learn how to super-charge Acumatica with add-on products from Crestwood  Join Tom Bardwil from Crestwood as he gives an in-dept demonstration of two more very popular add-on products: Payment Application Plus AP Inbox Assist As with all of our custom add-on products, … Read more

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Productivity Tips
Lauren Christoff
Lauren Christoff

Microsoft Word Productivity Tip #4 – Get Started Quickly with the Start Screen

One of my favorite new features of Office 365 – 2016 is the get started quickly with the Start screen. This feature runs across the board with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Publisher. The Start screen gives you quick access to the most recently used documents, or open other documents from local or cloud storage … Read more

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Acumatica Lifecycle
Colleen Schils
Colleen Schils

The New Acumatica Product Lifecycle and Support Policy (Hint: It’s Good News!)

Acumatica Product Release Stages Acumatica’s Product Releases are designed to deliver high quality versions of the product on a predictable schedule allowing customers to stay on the most current release of the product and at the same time have ample time to preview major upgrades before going into production. Supported Releases Acumatica is constantly innovating … Read more

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Source Control for Acumatica
Joe Jacob
Joe Jacob

The Right Way to Use Source Control for Your Acumatica Customization Packages

Summary Many aspects of a custom solution for Acumatica can be done within the confines of a Visual Studio Project. However a customization project package must still be maintained within an instance of Acumatica.  Here’s a simple method of exporting and importing those changes to be captured by source control. Method Let’s say you already … Read more

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Agility Acumatica
John Gabrys
John Gabrys

Free Whitepaper: The Value of Agility in ERP During Disruptive Times

Yes, you can survive business disruption, just not with your legacy ERP. This new Whitepaper from Mint Jutras lays out the value of having an agile ERP platform. Disruption Everyone knows it could be coming soon to their market-with or without warning, but nobody likes to think about it.  It’s not just new competition, it’s … Read more

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AP Inbox Assist for Acumatica
Angela Stuart Mills
Angela Stuart Mills

Three Awesome New Features for AP Inbox Assist for Acumatica

Are you using our AP Inbox Assist add-on for Acumatica yet? If you aren’t, you’re missing out. Never chase down paper invoices again.  Streamline your experience, from receipt of invoice to approval to payment. Our custom-made product is better than ever with these new features.  Here is a list of three new things you can do with … Read more

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Acumatica Attributes
Guillermo Pineda
Guillermo Pineda

New in Acumatica 2018 R2: Using Attributes as User Defined Fields (No Programming Required!)

In a previous blog, we discussed how to add custom data fields to a form and also discussed the advantages and limitations of Attributes. Prior to the Acumatica 2018 R2 update, Attributes were only available for Customer Management (e.g. Leads, Contacts, Cases, Opportunities, Business Accounts, and Marketing Campaigns), Inventory Items, Projects, Employees, Vendors, and Customers. In … Read more

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D365 Business Central Training Video
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Amber Tselios

Video Series: Dynamics 365 Business Central

Over the course of seven weeks, Crestwood’s Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central experts presented a series of webinars, ranging from a high-level overview to deep dives into each individual module. What Is Dynamics 365 Business Central? Dynamics 365 Business Central is a cloud-based, all-in-one ERP solution for every department from accounting to sales. It looks … Read more

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Dynamics 365 Business Central Service Management
John Gabrys
John Gabrys

Service Management in Dynamics 365 Business Central  

Having a centralized administration hub is becoming more essential than luxury in the modern age of low overhead digital business. Even companies or franchises competing at scale in the brick and mortar space benefit from the features that Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central platform offers. Whether your business is heavy on inventory or you are … Read more

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